choose


choose
1. I
1)it is difficult (hard, easy, etc.) to choose выбирать трудно и т. д.; you must choose вы должны сделать выбор; why do you take so long to choose? почему вы так долго выбираете?; he cannot choose but obey (but come, etc.) у него нет другого выбора как повиноваться и т. д; he cannot choose but help me он не может не помочь мне
2)
if you choose если желаете; just as you choose как хотите, как угодно; I'll do as I choose! я буду действовать / поступать/ по-своему /как мне заблагорассудится/!; do smth. when one chooses делать что-л., когда вздумается /когда (захочется/; whether he chooses or not хочет он [этого] или нет
2. II
choose in some manner choose well (wisely, carefully, badly, etc.) хорошо и т. д. выбрать; choose at random выбрать наугад
3. III
choose smth. choose a new hat (a house, one of these, the biggest of them, a novel, etc.) выбирать новую шляпу и т. д., choose a method (a course of action, war or peace, etc.) избирать метод и т. д.; which room did you choose? на какой из этих комнат вы остановились?; take whichever you choose возьмите любой; choose smb. choose a wife (a roommate, friends, etc.) выбрать /избрать/ жену и т д.
4. IV
1) choose smth., smb. in some manner choose books (a house, etc.) carefully (deliberately, discreetly, shrewdly, critically, etc.) тщательно и т. д. выбирать книги и т. д.; he invariably chooses the best story we have он неизменно останавливает свой выбор на лучшем из наших рассказов; he doesn't know how to choose good assistants он не умеет подбирать хороших сотрудников
2) choose smb. in some manner ' smb. unanimously (arbitrarily, unaccountably, mistakenly, etc.) единодушно и т. д. выбирать кого-л.
5. V
1) choose smb. smth., smb. choose me a good apple (him the biggest one, them a good assistant, him a wife, her a husband, etc.) подберите /выберите/ мне хорошее яблоко и т. д.
2) choose smb. smb. choose him president (my friend headmaster of Harrow, this able politician Speaker, me chairman, etc.) избирать /выбирать/ его президентом /на пост президента/ и т. д.
6. VII
choose smb., smth. to do smth. choose the man to go there (to test the food, to take the blame, etc.) найти человека, который пойдет туда и т. д.; choose friends to play with (a companion to travel with, etc.) найти друзей, с которыми можно играть и т. д., choose a place to settle in выбрать место, где поселиться /обосноваться/
7. XI
be chosen smb, my brother was chosen headmaster ( president, leader, ate.) моего брата назначили директором [школы] и т. д.
8. XIII
choose to do smth. choose to go (to stay where he was, to remain in one's room, to obey orders, etc.) хотеть /желать, предпочитать/ поехать и т. д.; what would you choose to do? что вам больше всего хотелось бы делать?; he chose to run for election он решил баллотироваться; I would choose to be a doctor rather than a lawyer я, пожалуй /скорее/, предпочел бы быть врачом, чем юристом; I do not choose to speak with you (to be a candidate, to be laughed at, etc.) у меня нет желания с вами разговаривать и т. д.
9. XVI
1) choose from smth., smb. choose from these three hats (from the goods we have in stock, from the three brothers, etc.) выбирать одну из этих трех шляп и т. д.; there are only five books to choose from выбирать можно только из пяти книг; choose between smb., smth. choose between him and his brother (between the candidates, between several persons, between two things, between duty and inclination, between a fine and imprisonment, etc.) выбирать между ним и его братом и т. д.; choose for smb. choose for oneself самому выбирать; choose for yourself выбирайте сами!
2) choose by smth. choose by vote (by election, by show of hands, etc.) выбирать голосованием и т. д.
10. XVII
choose by doing smth. choose by voting (by casting lots, etc.) выбирать /избирать/ голосованием и т. д.
11. XXI1
choose smb. by smth. choose delegates (representatives, etc.) by vote (by a show of hands, by secret ballot, by election, etc.) выбирать делегатов и т. д. голосованием и т. д.; choose smth. from lout of, of, among/ (in) smth. choose an apple from the basket (a book from /among/ many, one out of a hundred, a few books in the library, the largest piece in the dish, etc.) выбирать яблоко из корзины и т. д.; I have too much to choose from у меня слишком большой выбор; choose the lesser of two evils выбрать меньшее из двух зол; choose smth. for smth. choose a book for the exhibition (a title for the book, a name for his new film, a heading for this article, etc.) выбирать /подбирать/ книгу для выставки и т. д.; choose smb., smth. for smb., smth. choose a good assistant for them (a hat for the boy, etc.) подобрать им хорошего помощника и т. д.; choose a good book for her library подобрать хорошую книгу для ее библиотеки; choose her for his wife (him for her husband, their mother for her companion, etc.) выбирать ее ему в жены и т. д.; choose him for our delegate ( this man for our speaker, her for our president, Mr. X for my defending barrister, her brother for our umpire, him for the office, etc.) выбирать /избирать/ его нашим делегатом и т. д.', choose smb., smth. for smth. choose a judge for his fairness (a wife for her beauty, the room for its size, etc.) выбирать судьи за его справедливость и т. д.; choose smth. before smth. choose death before dishonour предпочесть смерть бесчестью; choose smth. instead of smth. choose happiness instead of riches предпочесть счастье богатству
12. XXII
choose smth. by doing smth. choose delegates by voting выбирать делегатов голосованием и т. д.
13. XXIV1
choose smb. as smb. choose my brother as their leader (him as chairman, etc.) выбирать моего брата своим вожаком и т. д.

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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  • choose — W1S1 [tʃu:z] v past tense chose [tʃəuz US tʃouz] past participle chosen [ˈtʃəuzən US ˈtʃou ] [I and T] [: Old English; Origin: ceosan] 1.) to decide which one of a number of things or people you want →↑choice ▪ It took us ages to choose a new… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • choose — [ tʃuz ] (past tense chose [ tʃouz ] ; past participle chosen [ tʃouzn ] ) verb intransitive or transitive *** to decide which you want from a number of people or things: Do you feel that you chose the wrong career? choose from: There is a huge… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Choose — Choose, v. t. [imp. {Chose}; p. p. {Chosen}, {Chose} (Obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. {Choosing}.] [OE. chesen, cheosen, AS. ce[ o]san; akin to OS. kiosan, D. kiezen, G. kiesen, Icel. kj[=o]sa, Goth. kiusan, L. gustare to taste, Gr. ?, Skr. jush to enjoy …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Choose — Choose, v. i. 1. To make a selection; to decide. [1913 Webster] They had only to choose between implicit obedience and open rebellion. Prescott. [1913 Webster] 2. To do otherwise. Can I choose but smile? Pope. [1913 Webster] {Can not choose but} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choose — [cho͞oz] vt. chose, chosen, choosing [ME chesen, cheosen < OE ceosan < IE base * ĝeus , to taste, relish > L gustare, Goth kausjan] 1. to pick out by preference from what is available; take as a choice; select [to choose a book at the… …   English World dictionary

  • choose — choose, select, elect, opt, pick, cull, prefer, single are comparable when they mean to fix upon one of a number of things as the one to be taken, accepted, or adopted or to make such a determination. Choose commonly implies both an act of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • choose — (v.) O.E. ceosan choose, taste, try (class II strong verb; past tense ceas, pp. coren), from P.Gmc. *keusanan (Cf. O.Fris. kiasa, O.S. kiosan, Du. kiezen, O.H.G. kiosan, Ger. kiesen, O.N. kjosa, Goth. kiusan choose ), from PIE root …   Etymology dictionary

  • choose — choose; mis·choose; …   English syllables

  • choose — I verb act on one s own authority, adopt, appoint, be disposed to, be resolute, be so minded, co opt, commit oneself to a course, cull, decide, deligere, desire, determine, determine upon, discriminate, discriminate between, do of one s own… …   Law dictionary

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